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Federal and State Extended Benefits

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Federal benefits created during the pandemic including PUA, PEUC, and FPUC ended September 4. Any funds remaining in your unemployment account related to these federal programs will not be available for certification or payment for weeks of unemployment ending after September 4, 2021, per federal law. 

Please note that you will be able to receive benefits for weeks of unemployment ending prior to September 4, per your weekly certification answers. If you are currently in an appeal or adjudication process, or have an appointment scheduled after September 4, please continue to certify weekly, follow instructions and monitor your email.

To learn more about available extensions of or additions to unemployment benefits, see the information below.